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Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

Medicare Part D Claims
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 50,180 $8.41M
New York 35,352 $6.55M
Florida 30,078 $5.66M
Texas 23,889 $4.69M
New Jersey 20,844 $4.47M
Pennsylvania 18,303 $3.25M
North Carolina 12,511 $2.13M
Georgia 11,937 $2.02M
Ohio 11,149 $2.1M
Louisiana 10,802 $1.76M
Illinois 9,736 $1.89M
Mississippi 7,592 $1.19M
Tennessee 7,175 $1.29M
Connecticut 6,811 $1.44M
Indiana 5,780 $1.14M
Kentucky 5,762 $1.14M
Michigan 5,585 $1.17M
South Carolina 5,570 $993K
Virginia 5,565 $1.04M
Arizona 4,859 $1.04M
Missouri 4,752 $843K
Alabama 4,556 $748K
Maryland 4,344 $969K
West Virginia 4,173 $762K
Arkansas 4,025 $642K
Oklahoma 3,409 $633K
Wisconsin 2,938 $556K
Hawaii 2,852 $524K
Kansas 1,867 $352K
Massachusetts 1,755 $326K
Washington 1,712 $342K
Colorado 1,407 $278K
Nebraska 1,387 $246K
Rhode Island 1,337 $220K
Nevada 1,178 $246K
Oregon 1,154 $224K
Delaware 1,150 $280K
Iowa 973 $169K
Utah 741 $156K
District of Columbia 675 $130K
Maine 660 $134K
Idaho 636 $124K
New Mexico 627 $134K
Minnesota 588 $128K
South Dakota 467 $88.4K
North Dakota 339 $61.6K
Wyoming 315 $56.4K
New Hampshire 296 $57.7K
Montana 192 $36.4K
Vermont 99 $23.5K
Alaska 51 $12.6K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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